After traffic on the Wiehl Valley Railway was suspended first because of Corona and then because of a closure of the "Guild Bridge (Zunftbrücke)" in Wiehl-Bielstein, the steam train of the "Bergischer Löwe" of the IG Bw Dieringhausen is scheduled to start again at Easter 2023.

 The "Society for the Preservation of the Wiehl Valley Railway (Förderkreis zur Rettung der Wiehltalbahn e.V.)" welcomed about 100 visitors to its premises at Waldbröl railway station on the "Open Monument Day" on September 11th, 2022. A photo exhibition on the subject of the Wiehl Valley Railway and the former Waldbröl state railway station provided plenty to talk about among the visitors.

In 2021, a total of 40 trains were loaded at the loading ramp of the Wiehl Valley Railway in Osberghausen (we reported) with a tonnage of almost 50,000 tonnes of timber and transported away. Thus, the Wiehl Valley Railway has made a ...

It was done just in time for the end of the year: The repair of the Bielstein railway bridge (bridge structure 2264 - "Zunft-Brücke"), which was severely damaged by arson in the summer of 2020, is largely complete!

On Monday, August 16th, 2021, steam locomotive 'Waldbröl' was used at Osberghausen station in a much-noticed and much-photographed operation.